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XRP on GBX-DAX: Gibraltar Blockchain Exchange Founder Nick Cowan & Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse Comment

The Gibraltar Blockchain Exchange (GBX), an institutional-grade, regulated and insured token sale platform and digital asset exchange, has added Ripple (XRP) to its Digital Asset Exchange (GBX-DAX), an exchange created with the high expectations of professional crypto-traders in mind. “Ripple is a major player within… Read More

Approved: eToroX Receives DLT License from Gibraltar for Digital Asset Platform

eToroX, a subsidiary of eToro, has been granted a distributed ledger technology (Dlicenseence from the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission (GFSC). eToro is a multi-asset trading platform that combines more traditional asset classes such as equities with crypto assets. eToro is regulated in Europe by the… Read More

Gibralter Fines WaveCrest Prepaid Crypto Card Company $315 000 for AML/CFT Failings

Gibralter, an, “Offshore tax haven…not exactly known for (its) punctiliousness in punishing companies offering below-board services,” has fined the pre-paid cryptocurrency card provider Wavecrest about $315 000 for “serious” problems with its anti-money laundering/anti-terrorist finance controls, Financial Times Alphaville (FTA) reports. According to FTA, WaveCrest…”once did big… Read More

Gibraltar Blockchain Exchange to Provide Insurance Option for Digital Assets

The Gibraltar Blockchain Exchange (GBX) says it will provide insurance coverage for listed digital assets. The coverage is for assets in the custody of the GBX, including both hot and cold wallets. According to a release, GBX has partnered with Gibraltar based firm Callaghan Insurance to provide… Read More

Gibraltar Blockchain Exchange Adds More Fiat Options Following Full DLT License

The Gibraltar Blockchain Exchange (GBX) has announced new fiat onboarding options including US dollars, British Pounds and Euros.  The news of providing more channels to participate in crypto comes following the announcement that GBX has received a full license as a provider of Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) from the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission (GFSC). GBX is… Read More

Lendingblock Receives In-Principle Licence as DLT Provider in Gibraltar

Securities lending platform for digital assets Lendingblock has issued a statement indicating that the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission (GFSC) has made an in-principle decision to grant the firm authorization as a Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) provider. Lendingblock adds that it continues to work closely with the GFSC… Read More

Gibraltar Financial Services Commission Issues Full License to Gibraltar Blockchain Exchange

The Gibraltar Financial Services Commission (GFSC) has approved a full license to the Gibraltar Blockchain Exchange (GBX) under Gibraltar’s Financial Services Regulations 2018 DLT [distributed ledger technology] framework. GBX is a subsidiary of the Gibraltar Stock Exchange Group (GSX Group). GSX now claims to be the first… Read More

GFSC Veteran David Parody to Lead Gibraltar Association for New Technologies & Boost Public Trust in Expanding Blockchain Ecosystem

HM Government of Gibraltar has launched of the Gibraltar Association for New Technologies (GANT), a trade association that aims to drive forward Gibraltar’s innovative approach to Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT). The association seeks to establish formal lines of communication between policy makers and the private… Read More

Cryptocurrency Exchange Covesting Receives DLT License in Gibraltar

Covesting, a cryptocurrency exchange and trading platform, announced on Friday it received its Distributed Ledger Technology License (DLT) from regulatory authorities in Gibraltar.   Covesting reported that the DLT License puts its exchange in a unique and strategically advantageous position within the cryptocurrency markets, as it will make the… Read More

Gibraltar Update: Coinfloor Bitcoin Exchange Issued DLT-License & New Tech Classes at Uni

According to the GFSC, Gibraltar “is committed to being a sound and safe place to do business with and is considering a complementary regulatory framework covering the promotion and sale of tokens, aligned with the DLT framework.” As expected, crypto platforms are taking advantage the… Read More

Real Estate Platform Crowdvilla to List Tokens on Gibraltar Blockchain Exchange

Singapore-based Crowdvilla, a Real Estate Platform, will list its token on the Gibraltar Blockchain Exchange (GBX) becoming the third token to do so. GBX is a subsidiary of the EU-regulated Gibraltar Stock Exchange (GSX) and has positioned itself to be a jurisdiction of preference for blockchain based… Read More

Stryking is Giving Away 1000 STRYKZ Tokens for Predicting Correct Scores of World Cup Games

German Fantasy Sports company Stryking Entertainment is rewarding people with STRYKZ tokens for predicting the right scores of a variety of World Cup games.  All fans have to do is to join the STRYKZ telegram group and post their predictions ahead of selected games. The winner will… Read More

Crypto Wealth Manager B21 Launches

B21 has launched their “personal wealth manager exclusively for crypto assets.” B21 is described as a mobile-focused platform that allows anyone to build a portfolio of cryptocurrencies currently including Bitcoin, Ethereum, EOS with additions determined by user voting. The App is available in both iOS… Read More

Regtech Cynopsis Creates Subsidiary Traceto.io to Handle ICO KYC / AML

Stating that Cynopsis Solutions is already the largest provider of KYC services to blockchain and cryptocurrency based projects in Asia Pacific, the company has launched an initial coin offering (ICO) program via a subsidiary called traceto.io. This new entity seeks to expand its decentralized platform… Read More

With Regulators Clamping Down on ICOs in the US, Should Issuers Consider Off-Shoring Their Crowdsales?

The environment for initial coin offerings (ICOs) in the US has changed dramatically in the past few months. In July of 2017, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued the DAO report that identified the token offering as a security indicating at least some of the… Read More

UBIQUICOIN, Backed by Real Assets and Guarantees $1 Min Per Coin, Launches Initial Coin Offering

 UBIQUICOIN is described as a digital currency backed by real assets that is using a “two-coin approach,” has launched their initial coin offering (ICO). The Gibraltar based company has taken their ICO a step further by providing a two year financial guarantee of $1.00 per coin “if… Read More

Gibraltar’s Blockchain Regulatory Framework is Now in Effect

The Gibraltar Financial Services Commission (GFSC) has announced that its Blockchain, or Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT), is in effect as of January 1, 2018. Firms using Blockchain to transmit or store value, regardless of the service, must be licensed by the GFSC. Nicky Gomez, Head… Read More

Gibraltar Announces Finance Service License For Fintech Companies Using Blockchain

The Gibraltar Financial Services Commission (GFSC) announced on Friday it has published new rules for a finance service license dedicated to fintech firms using blockchain distributed ledger technology. The GFSC shared that from the 1st January 2018, any firm carrying out by way of business,… Read More

ICOs, Crypto-Tokens and Blockchain Legitimized at a Stroke as Rock Solid Gibraltar Swoops In

The future is arriving a lot sooner than almost anyone thought as, fuelled by billions in ICO cash, the blockchain revolution moves ten times faster than the internet revolution ever did: Gibraltar, their nimble regulator and Stock Exchange are providing an exemplar that may now… Read More

Gibraltar: Does Statement on Initial Coin Offerings Include New Regulatory Framework?

  On September 22, 2017, the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission (GFSC) issued a Statement on Initial Coin Offerings (ICO).   With the GFSC Statement, Gibraltar joined a growing number of jurisdictions that have provided token sale guidance, including, among others, the United States, Canada,  Singapore,  Hong… Read More

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